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    Local 274
    One key to Local 274’s success is our working relationship with our contractors.
    Through our relationship, we are able to provide professional,
    high quality pipefitters and service technicians throughout our jurisdiction.
    Together with the contractors, our manpower receives the apprenticeship
    and continuing education necessary to handle any job no matter the size.
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    We are one of four United Association Welder
    Certification facilities for the state of New Jersey.
    "We do it right the first time."

Welcome to Pipefitters Local Union 274
The Leadership and Members of Pipefitters Local 274 would like to welcome you to our website where you can find a great deal of information about us.


Apprenticeship Recruitment for 2023 School Year



UA - NJ EDUCATION FUND www.uanj.org

APPLICATIONS: For five-year apprenticeship program in the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration field will be available from Sept. 12th, 2022 to Sept. 23rd, 2022. Applications must be filled out, IN PERSON, at the following times and location:

Local Union 274

205 Jefferson Road

Parsippany, NJ 07054

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM / WEEKDAYS

REQUIREMENTS: A COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY (GED), COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT AND 3 LETTERS OF REFERENCE, COPY OF DRIVERS LICENSE must be presented to receive an application. (Prior applicants must resubmit the above documents). You must be 18 years of age and have a Valid Photo Driver’s License without major infractions. Successful applicants will be required to pass a drug screening. Veterans, please include a copy of your DD-214.

NOTE: There will be 75* applications available at Local 274. The applications will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications will be filled out by the applicant at the Local. Please be sure to have the documents mentioned: (3) THREE LETTERS OF PERSONAL REFERENCE, BIRTH CERTIFICATE, H.S. DIPLOMA or GED, copy OF DRIVERS LICENSE WITH PHOTO, and a copy of HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT. Incomplete applications will not be considered. None will be mailed and only one per applicant.

NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Refrigeration Division Education Fund, in the conduct of the Edward R. Gehm Training Center at 7 Crown Plaza, Hazlet, NJ 07730, admits students of any sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students. The school does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national and ethic origin in the administration of its educational policies and school administered programs.

Journeymen Training

If the United Association wanted to select the area which best reflects this commitment to the training and excellence produced, it could well look to New Jersey. We encourage you to stop by our state-of-the-art training facility for a tour!

In addition to our five-year apprenticeship programs, Pipefitters Local 274 offers continuing education opportunities that includes journeyworker training and certification, as well as an associate’s degree program.

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